Dino Melaye, a former Kogi West Senator, has referred to as on the state authorities to obtain the COVID-19 vaccines being distributed to states by the Federal Authorities.
Melaye mentioned because the Kogi State authorities collected palliatives and cash from the Federal Authorities, it also needs to do the identical with the COVID-29 vaccines.
The Nationwide Well being Care Improvement Company, NPHCDA, had not noted Kogi State from the distribution of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
NPHCDA had defined that the State was not noted of the association resulting from lack of a cold-chain retailer within the State for the vaccines.
Reacting, Melaye questioned why the State authorities determined to push apart the COVID-19 vaccines.
In a tweet, the previous lawmaker wrote: “Kogi Authorities collected COVID-19 cash and palliative from the Federal Authorities and nonetheless has the heart to say no COVID-19 in Kogi State. Because you collected cash and palliative, una should acquire vaccines too. Oyinara.”
Regardless of the severity of COVID-19, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has continued to downplay the severity of the virus.
Bello had vowed to not topic residents of the state to vaccination.
Kogi: Yahaya Bello collected palliatives, should settle for COVID-19 vaccines – Dino Melaye